Definition of Plinking

1. Verb. (present participle of plink) ¹



2. Noun. (context: firearms) informal target shooting done at non-traditional targets such as tin cans, glass bottles and wood blocks. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Plinking

1. plink [v] - See also: plink

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plinking

plimming
plims
plimsol
plimsole
plimsoles
plimsoll
plimsolled
plimsolls
plimsols
pling
plings
plink
plinked
plinker
plinkers
plinking (current term)
plinks
plinky
plinth
plinthed
plinths
pliocene
pliofilm
pliofilms
pliohippus
pliosaur
pliosaurs
pliosaurus
pliothermal
pliothermic

Literary usage of Plinking

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1. Essays and Essay-writing: Based on Atlantic Monthly Models by William Maddux Tanner (1918)
"At first, the handfuls drop in with a high-keyed ' plinking' sound; then, when the ' bottom is covered,' this changes to a soft patter altogether ..."

2. Decisive Force: Strategic Bombing in the Gulf War by Richard G. Davis (1998)
"A greater use of non-precision B-52s and F-16s and fewer precision sorties directed to "tank plinking" would have inflicted far greater harm on military ..."

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